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Analysis and comments on Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

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Comment 223 of 453, added on February 6th, 2007 at 4:58 PM.

I really like that poem I can relate. I have some people who don't like me
they can say stuff to me and about me as you said I will rise.

Alexis Dalton from United States
Comment 222 of 453, added on February 6th, 2007 at 4:50 PM.

I really like that poem I can relate. I have some people who don't like me
they can say stuff to me and about me as you said I will rise.

Alexis Dalton from United States
Comment 221 of 453, added on February 2nd, 2007 at 1:53 AM.

One of my teen students,(bible/Sunday school) read this poem and
immediately knew she had to recite it doing the Black History Program at my
church.The meaning is clear. Keep pushing for your beliefs and never give
up. Thanks Web and Mrs. Angelou

Connie Davis from United States
Comment 220 of 453, added on February 1st, 2007 at 12:45 PM.

this is a great poem for all ages

tray from United States
Comment 219 of 453, added on January 14th, 2007 at 7:40 PM.

This is the best poem I've ever read in my life.
Favorite line:
Does my sexiness upset you?
Does it come as a surprise
That I dance like I've got diamonds
At the meeting of my thighs?

Adriana from Romania
Comment 218 of 453, added on January 2nd, 2007 at 12:46 PM.

this a a truely inspirational poem.a universal poem that tells us to move
on with our life and live it fully according to our own desires and wishes
no matter how much one is discouraged.we should have a firm belief on our
own abilities.set a goal and go on to get it ,noone can stop you from
gettin it.

Humaira Masood from Pakistan
Comment 217 of 453, added on December 27th, 2006 at 7:47 PM.

maya bi loved your poem right when i read the first line!you are the best
poet eeeeeeeeeevvvvvvveeeeeeeerrrrrrrr!

varlina from United States
Comment 216 of 453, added on December 15th, 2006 at 2:11 PM.

i love ur poem so much i wish i can meet with u someday i admired u every
since i was six years old now i'm sixteen and i promise u this poem made me
relize no matter how much people talk about me still i rise i love ur
poetry so much i really hope 2 meet with u aka sincerly Lady (kisses)

joanna brown from United States
Comment 215 of 453, added on December 8th, 2006 at 6:13 PM.

This is a Great poem, i read it when Im feeling down ,it reminds me things
always get better .

THOMAS B. from United States
Comment 214 of 453, added on June 7th, 2006 at 6:40 PM.

"Still I Rise" is a very straightforward poem. This poem reminds me of all
the jealousy and hatred that I have encountered during my lifetime from
so-called friends and also family members! But still God let me rise!

Marie Kellam from United States

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Poet: Maya Angelou
Poem: Still I Rise
Added: Feb 9 2004
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Poem of the Day: Jun 4 2004

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